The City of Kingston, NY

    Welcome to the City of Kingston, NY

    Kingston, dating to the arrival of the Dutch in 1652, is a vibrant city with rich history and architecture, was the state's first capital, and a thriving arts community. City Hall is in the heart of the community at 420 Broadway, and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except July & August (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.).  Come tour our historic City, with restaurants that are among the region's finest, and local shopping that promises unique finds.

    Historic Churches

    Kingston is home to many historic churches. The oldest church still standing is the First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Kingston which was organized in 1659. Referred to as The Old Dutch Church, it is located in Uptown Kingston. Many of the city's historic churches populate Wurts street (6 in one block) among them Hudson Valley Wedding Chapel is a recently restored church built in 1867 and now a chapel hosting weddings. Another church in the Rondout is located at 72 Spring Street. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church was founded in 1849. The original church building at the corner of Hunter Street and Ravine Street burned to the ground in the late 1850s. The current church on Spring Street was built in 1874.

    Kingston, NY

    Kingston became New York's first capital in 1777, and was burned by the British on October 13, 1777, after the Battles of Saratoga. In the 19th century, the city became an important transport hub after the discovery of natural cement in the region, and had both railroad and canal connections.

    Kingston, NY

    The town of Rondout, New York, now a part of the city of Kingston, became an important freight hub for the transportation of coal from Honesdale, Pennsylvania to New York City through the Delaware and Hudson Canal. This hub was later used to transport other goods, including bluestone. Kingston shaped and shipped most of the bluestone made to create the sidewalks of New York City.


    Contact Us

    City Hall Address:
    420 Broadway
    Kingston, New York

    (845) 331-0080
    [email protected]

    Kingston News

    6/8/2023 - Mayor Noble Unveils Andretta Pool House Improvements


    June 8, 2023


    Mayor Noble Unveils Andretta Pool House Improvements

    Public Pool to Open on June 24, 2023


    KINGSTON, NY – Mayor Steven T. Noble is pleased to announce that the Andretta Pool Improvements Project Phase 2 for the interior of the pool house is now complete.

    The first phase of the Andretta Pool Improvements Project included the exterior of the pool house, improvements and repairs to the pool, and the addition of a splash pad. These upgrades were completed in time for the summer 2021 pool season.

    Phase 2 of the project is a total renovation of the interior of the Andretta Pool House, which began in September 2022 and is now complete. The interior renovations included all new plumbing systems, all new electrical systems, upgrades to the changing rooms, the addition of a gender-neutral changing room, family toilet room and family changing room, and poolside showers and lockers.

    “I am so pleased to unveil these renovations to the Andretta Pool House, just in time for the 2023 pool season,” said Mayor Noble. “The Andretta Pool has been a wonderful resource for our community, it’s a place where so many of our children have learned to swim through the years and where families gather on the hottest summer days. The repairs to the pool and pool house were much needed, and we were able to add some helpful amenities like a gender-neutral changing room, a family changing room, and outdoor showers. I am happy to open the pool free of charge to our Kingston residents again this year. I want to thank the Parks and Recreation staff for leading the renovation effort, and I look forward to many summers at the pool to come."

    Lynsey Timbrouck, Director of Parks and Recreation said, “I’m so pleased that our team was able to finalize the interior renovation of the Andretta Pool House. These improvements are yet another example of how committed we are to providing safe, accessible, and modern amenities for the community to enjoy.”

    The Andretta Pool Improvements Project is part of the $20 million Dietz Stadium project to renovate and modernize the stadium complex. The project was funded with $2.5 million from the City of Kingston’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) award. Phase 1 construction cost $719,500, and Phase 2 construction was $1,347,880.

    More information and photos can be found at

    The Andretta Pool will open to the public on June 24, 2023, and will be free to Kingston residents again this summer. The pool schedule can be found here. Hours for the pool, and splash pad are subject to change, based on staffing and weather. Updates will be posted at the Andretta Pool Facebook page.

    More on the larger Dietz Stadium project can be found here: